What's Your Story, Sequoyah?
From the Series Cub Reporter Meets Famous Americans
How did Sequoyah create a Cherokee alphabet? How did he improve the lives of the Cherokee? Cub Reporter interviews him to find out! Learn how Sequoyah overcame adversity in his childhood, and created the Cherokee alphabet, which helped thousands to become literate. Readers will see how to use interviewing skills and journalistic questions to reveal the story behind a famous American.
|Interest Level||Kindergarten - Grade 3|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Lerner Publications ™|
|Number of Pages||32|
School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
“A whimsical approach to biographies sure to appeal to young readers.”—School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
Author: Jody Jensen Shaffer
Jody Jensen Shaffer is the author of more than 27 books of fiction and nonfiction for children. She's written about everything from ninja warriors to celebrities to grizzlies. Her picture books include The Way the Cookie Crumbled, Prudence, The Part Time Cow, and A Chip Off the Old Block. Jody’s poetry and short fiction have been published in Highlights, Highlights High Five, Babybug, Clubhouse Jr., Turtle, and Humpty Dumpty, among others. Jody once received a bicycle for winning a haiku contest. Jody lives in Missouri with her husband and children.
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Cub Reporter Meets Famous Americans
Cub Reporter is on a mission. He’s interviewing famous people from US history to find out what made them so special. Using classic journalistic questions—who, what, when, where, why, and how—he’ll uncover the story of how these people made a difference. Readers will join Cub… View available downloads →